Santhoshi Ramachandran

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An Artist's Perspective on Downloading Music

I’m not a businessman so I don’t know how to solve the problems of the recording industry. The good thing from an artist point of view is that music …

$60 Trillion: New Study Projects the Global Cost of Climate Change

Yes, you read the headline correctly. A new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> looks at the potential impact the release of methane gas in the …

Norwegian Town Builds Its Own Artificial Sun

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Rjukan, a town of 3,500 located about 170 kilometers west of Oslo, has become the newest municipality to make its own …

The Newest Weapon In The War Against Ticks Is A Robot

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>A team of professors at the Virginia Military Institute have taken on the pest control challenge by creating a …

The Arrogance of a Well-Fed Society

<i>This post originally appeared in RealClearScience. You can read the original here.</i><p>Every time I write an article about population growth or poverty, I …

How To Donate Your Smartphone's Power To Science

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>This week, developers at the University of California-Berkeley released an app that can take advantage of Android …

A Mirror That Could Trick Customers Into Buying Clothes

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>University of Tokyo researchers took a typical mirror and changed it so that it presented the viewer with a webcam …

A Device That Actually Confirms Whether You're Burning Fat

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>A group from Japan's NTT DOCOMO Research Laboratories has developed a pocket-sized, battery-operated device that, when …

Money Makes ALL the Difference

University of California’s Paul Piff led a series of experiments that delved into the behavior associated with the rising income inequality in the …

The crisis in Syria has displaced 4.25 million people internally and forced almost 2 million to leave the country. Syrian refugees tell their stories of how they were forced to flee their homes: http://t.gu.com/njNNd "Initially we did not want to leave. Then the entire family of our neighbours was killed, and we had to leave overnight. I only managed to take two cushions with me and some clothes for the kids,” says Swansan who lives with her ten children in one room in Beirut. Read more stories here: http://t.gu.com/njNNd

Bandwagon behaviour

A TRULY informed diner would choose a restaurant based on the quality of the menu and the chef’s experience. The discerning investor would decide …

Employment

London 2012: what has the legacy of the Olympic Games been for you? http://gu.com/p/3hhky It's been one year since the London 2012 Olympics began – tell us your experiences of how the Olympic legacy has impacted on your life – leave a comment or contribute via GuardianWitness Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Inching forward

CUBA'S government plans to reform the ailing economy, but claims it will protect the country's legacy of socialism<p>Latest stories<p>Why the weekend isn’t …

Barclays, a big retail bank, has served notice that it will close the accounts of some 250 money-transfer businesses. The bank said the decision followed a routine legal review. Some money remitters "don't have the proper checks in place to spot criminal activity," the bank says, or could "unwittingly" be financing terrorists http://econ.st/1bhdJKR

In a statement read out on South Sudanese television on July 23rd, President Salva Kiir, a former guerrilla commander with a penchant for cowboy hats, dissolved his cabinet, fired his vice-president and deposed the chairman of the ruling party. The political crisis has blown up only a fortnight after the country's second birthday http://econ.st/12lwpp1